The Nature of the Judicial Process / Edition 1

The Nature of the Judicial Process / Edition 1

by Benjamin N. Cardozo
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0300000332

ISBN-13: 9780300000337

Pub. Date: 09/28/1960

Publisher: Yale University Press

In this famous treatise, a Supreme Court Justice describes the conscious and unconscious processes by which a judge decides a case. He discusses the sources of information to which he appeals for guidance and analyzes the contribution that considerations of precedent, logical consistency, custom, social welfare, and standards of justice and morals have in shaping

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In this famous treatise, a Supreme Court Justice describes the conscious and unconscious processes by which a judge decides a case. He discusses the sources of information to which he appeals for guidance and analyzes the contribution that considerations of precedent, logical consistency, custom, social welfare, and standards of justice and morals have in shaping his decisions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300000337
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
09/28/1960
Series:
The Storrs Lectures Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
180
Product dimensions:
5.25(w) x 8.25(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

Lecture I. Introduction. The Method of Philosophy
Lecture II. The Methods of History, Tradition and Sociology
Lecture III. The Method of Sociology. The Judge as a Legislator
Lecture IV. Adherence to Precedent. The Subconscious Element in the Judicial Process. Conclusion

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